Wikipedia:WikiProject Chemical and Bio Engineering

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Some Wikipedians have formed a project to better organize information in articles related to chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, biochemical engineering, and bioengineering. This page and its subpages contain their suggestions; it is hoped that this project will help to focus the efforts of other Wikipedians. If you would like to help, please inquire on the talk page and see the to-do list there.


The scope of the Chemical and Bio Engineering project will cover all articles covering chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, biochemical engineering, bioengineering, and the related allied technologies.

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Top 16 core articles

The following is an approximate list showing the top articles or subjects of study in the fields of chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, biochemical engineering, and bioengineering. Please add to this list if you know of a core article or topic:

# Chemical engineering Biomedical engineering Biochemical engineering Bioengineering
1 Chemical thermodynamics Tissue Engineering Fermentation Biotechnology
2 Transport phenomena Biomechanics Bioreactor Bionics
3 Unit operations Biomaterials Cell culture Bioelectronics
4 Process control Biosensor Organ culture Synthetic Biology
5 Mass transfer Bioinformatics Biopharmaceutical Genome engineering
6 Chemical kinetics Drug delivery Bio-based material Biocomputing
7 Chemical reactor Gene therapy Biorefinery Add
8 Heat transfer Genetic engineering Anaerobic digestion Add
9 Fluid mechanics Molecular engineering Bioelectrochemical reactor Add
10 Chemical plant Medical devices Biocatalysis Add
11 Oil refinery Prosthesis Sewage treatment Add
12 Process design Neuroprosthetics Reductive dehalogenation Add
13 Chemical reaction engineering Brain implants Industrial fermentation Add
14 Separation process Bioelectronics Add Add
15 Materials science Bioelectrochemistry Add Add
16 Petrochemical Biochip Add Add

Top 16 core biographies

The following is an approximate list showing the top biographies of people in the fields of chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, biochemical engineering, and bioengineering. Please add to this list if you know of a core biography:

# Chemical engineering Biomedical engineering Biochemical engineering Bioengineering
1 Osborne Reynolds (1842-1912) Y. C. Fung (1919-) Jay Bailey(1944-2001) Add
2 Rudolf Clausius (1822-1888) Robert Langer (1948-) Add Add
3 Willard Gibbs (1839-1903) Otto Schmitt (1913-1998) Add Add
4 Warren Lewis (1882-1975) Bonnie Dunbar (1949-) Add Add
5 Thomas Sherwood (1903-1976) Jim Collins (1965-) Add Add
6 Trevor Kletz (1922-2013) John Wikswo (1949-) Add Add
7 Gilbert N. Lewis (1875-1946) Norman J. Holter (1914-1983) Add Add
8 Sadi Carnot (1796-1832) Add Add Add
9 Daniel Bernoulli (1700-1782) Add Add Add
10 Carl Bosch (1874-1940) Add Add Add
11 Vladimir Shukhov (1853-1939) Add Add Add
12 Raghunath Anant Mashelkar (1943- ) Add Add Add
13 Johann Rudolf Glauber (1604-1670) Add Add Add
14 Leonid Andrussow (1896-1988) Add Add Add
15 Arnold O. Beckman (1900-2004) Add Add Add
16 Mae Jemison (1956- ) Add Add Add


The following is a list of Wikipedians interested in contributing to chemical engineering, bioengineering, biochemical engineering, or biomedical engineering, etc., related articles. Please feel free to add your name to the list in alphabetical order, and to indicate any areas of particular interest:

Active members

  1. Beetstra (talk · contribs) - Chemistry, If I catch the spirit: trying to keep (or get) general chemistry subjects to a level where they are understandable for an as wide as possible range of public.
  2. Charlesreid1 (talk · contribs) - Chemical engineer, computational fluid dynamics, turbulence models, turbulent reacting flow models, multiphase flow models, probability methods
  3. Claush66 (talk · contribs) - Energy engineer (ChE+ME). Expert in combustion, gasification and energy cycles.
  4. D.baugher5 (talk · contribs) - Chemical engineering student at Northeastern University and current co-op for a CVD R&D company.
  5. Daniele Pugliesi (talk · contribs) - Chemical engineering
  6. Dhatfield (talk · contribs) - Chemical & process control engineer working in the mining industry, specifically froth flotation. I like to do diagrams so give me a shout if you want one.
  7. Eclo_gued (talk · contribs) - Biomedical Engineer, specialization in medical instruments and medical safety
  8. H Padleckas (talk · contribs) - chemist and chemical engineer.
  9. HRouillier (talk · contribs) - Fledgling chemical and controls engineer eager to help out.
  10. ike9898 (talk · contribs) - biochemical engineer engaged in research
  11. interestingese (talk · contribs) - Chemical Engineering Student
  12. khamar (talk · contribs) - Chemist and Plant Manager with expertise in Process Safety Management
  13. MAG, Ch.E. (talk · contribs) - Chemical engineer, but working in a metalworking industrial environment. Doing lots of CAD lately.
  14. Nireekshit (talk · contribs) - Chemical Engineering Student
  15. rudolf.hellmuth (talk · contribs) - Biomedical Engineer, doing biochemistry reactions in CFD.
  16. Shoy (talk · contribs) - Chemical engineering student (University of Louisville), chemical engineer.
  17. Thewellman (talk · contribs) - Environmental engineer, aquatic biochemistry
  18. Vortexrealm (talk · contribs) - Waste manager, anaerobic digestion specialist and Chartered Environmentalist.
  19. Vramasub (talk · contribs) - Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Student
  20. Wikiwayman (talk · contribs) - Biochemical engineer; working in pharma manufacturing and water treatment
  21. Xenomancer (talk · contribs) - Chemical engineer and chemist

Inactive members

This is a list of people who are members of the project but haven't edited Wikipedia for a year. If you find your name on this list, feel free to move it back to the list of active participants when you return to editing.

Inactive members list
  1. Adacore (talk · contribs) - Chemical engineer, currently working as a process engineer for a power engineering company.
  2. Bakie (talk · contribs) - Chemical Engineering Student
  3. BeastRHIT (talk · contribs) - BS ChE from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (RHIT). Some profession automotive R&D and project management experience.
  4. Biomedeng (talk · contribs) - biomedical engineer involved in cardiovascular research.
  5. Boswell (talk · contribs) - Chemical Engineer in Melbourne, Australia working in the public service with experience in petrochemicals- polymers, rubber etc.
  6. Brien Clark (talk · contribs) - Might add articles/edit as a form of study for the P.E. exam
  7. ChemE50 (talk · contribs) - Registered professional chemical engineer
  8. CheMechanical (talk · contribs) - Chemical engineer, mechanical engineer, professional engineer (ChE+ME); working for natural gas utility.
  9. Cquan (talk · contribs) - biomedical engineer pretending to be one of the cool ChE's.
  10. Dreameaters (talk · contribs) - graduated student of chemical engineering and food processing engineering (Bsc), master student Bioprocess and control engineering (Msc) (but needs help with Wikipedia in general >_>)
  11. Enlighting (talk · contribs) - Chemical engineering student
  12. epharos (talk · contribs) - Chemical engineering student.
  13. Gelitron (talk · contribs) - Field/process engineer for Gasification/IGCC technology
  14. GGramse (talk · contribs) - Biotechnology engineer and process designer.
  15. Holderca1 (talk · contribs) - chemical engineer, currently working in occupational health, environmental, and emergency response (HazMat spills, WMD, etc.)
  16. Igoruha (talk · contribs) - chemical and biological engineering student.
  17. Jsmith86 (talk · contribs) - Chemical Engineering student, currently working as a process engineer for a surface finishing company.
  18. Keith Dackson, PhD, PE (talk) 16:19, 8 October 2009 (UTC) Chemical Engineer with 20+ years experience in Process Development, Process Design, expertise in Equilibrium Thermodynamics and Polymers
  19. Khadkhall (talk) 17:49, 8 November 2012 (UTC) - BSc ChE MSc. Biomedical Eng PhD student in Cardiovascular Eng.
  20. Marco Guzman, Jr (talk · contribs) - Student of Chemical engineering at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona).
  21. Micasta (talk) - curious passerby and (occasional) chemical engineering enthusiast
  22. Mike_Chelen (talk · contribs) - B.S. Biological Sciences, minor Chemistry, with neuroscience research experience
  23. Paul McLaughlin (talk · contribs) - Chartered Chemical Engineer
  24. PeemJim86 (talk · contribs) - Chemical Engineering student, have done work in Oilfield services
  25. Petrus Anthony (talk · contribs) - Chemical Engineer, bioprocessing; retired; motivated to share his experience and know-how.
  26. pinkstg (talk · contribs) - Chemical engineer with 10+ years experience in process control of petrochemical facilities
  27. RSido (talk · contribs) - Chemical Engineer/Food Scientist
  28. Sadi Carnot (talk · contribs) - interested in any and all things having to do with thermodynamics. NOTICE: User:Sadi_Carnot has been indefinitely blocked as of 10/20/07. Please see the Admin Noticeboard for details and followup action requested by Admins.
  29. sstolper (talk · contribs) - biomedical engineer previously involved in muscle tissue engineering; primary goal is to upgrade the tissue engineering article.
  30. Supreme Unmanifest (talk · contribs) - Chemical Engineer, graduate student at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas...Founder of this wikiproject
  31. Swokow (talk · contribs) - Chemical engineer currently working as laboratory chief for a Cane Sugar Manufacturing company
  32. Tanvir_che (talk · contribs) - Chemical engineering student.
  33. The12thMan (talk) 22:37, 7 July 2011 (UTC) - Biomedical engineering student
  34. Tomato 33 (talk · contribs) - Biomedical/Biomechanical Engineering master student at Technical University Delft with a bachelors degree in mechanical engineering.
  35. Tyciol (talk · contribs) - Chemistry and biology student
  36. Varikse (talk · contribs) - Bioprocess engineer, microbiologist engaged in research and development of biotechnological processes
  37. Victorleezhiyu (talk · contribs) - Chemical Engineering Student at Lehigh University fortunate enough to take a class with Prof. William L Luyben.
  38. Vriezer44Vriezer44 (talk · contribs) - Chemical engineer and PhD student
  39. Xarus (talk · contribs) - Undergraduate student attached in Dept. of Biology, also intern student at Glycomics lab, minor education about Chemistry


  • Improve Wikipedia's coverage of Chemical and Bio Engineering
  • Provide reliable information on Chemical and Bio Engineering

Open tasks

  • URGENT: Enlist new members!!! (Upgraded to EMERGENCY on 26 November 2006)
Does anybody want to use their charm to enlist these guys? : (all chemical engineers invited on their talk pages Biomedeng 04:33, 26 November 2006 (UTC))
Category:Wikipedian chemical engineers
    • Searching userpages for either chemical or bio/biomedical engineering generates thousands of users who identify with these degrees/research areas. Can a more experienced user use a bot to place invites on these users' talk pages?
  • Apply WikiProject template on relevant articles
    • Create a WikiProject category so that we can track the articles we have tagged
    • Go back and change old wikiproject tags to the new template so that we can track the tagged articles using the project category
  • Clarify the differences between Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering
  • Discussion about rankings in article content
  • External link clean up
    • A lot of pages are littered with external links to various universities, lab groups, companies and research centers. In general, these are link spam or they go against Wikipedia not being a link farm or directory. These should be cleaned up. If they contain good information, they should be used as references within the article instead of being bare links at the bottom of the page. The Bioinformatics article and the Biomedical engineering article have running discussions about how to handle this on their talk pages. -Cquan 23:12, 16 March 2007 (UTC)
  • Shouldn't there be an entry such as "exhaust air treatment"? So far, there only seems to be an entry on air purification which refers to air purification in residential homes and in rooms.


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